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The Grand Forks Sun and Kettle Valley Orchardist Aug 19, 1927

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It is a day's work to make every man you meet glad he met you
KELOWNA, August 15.—Duchess
sblpmetits haive now started
In good earnest. The committee ot direction has set -prices or
$1.28 tor crates and $1.60 for wrapped. -Conditions seem to ibe favorable tor a tree movement.
Much Interest has been takin In
the Wealthies and their relation lo
the Ouches. The committed will
not permit the Wealthies to movt*
untll they are fully matured, according to the reports of the truit inspectors, nor until the Duchess deal is
fairly out of the way. This will permit of the Wealthies attaining a desirable degree of maturity and attractiveness, thus helping their said
on the prlrle market.
Later, the committee, will endeavor
to see that the Mcintosh crop does
not move until well colored. Thctre
seems no reason why iMacs should
be rushed on to the market, consid
tiring their excellent keeping qualities (Pid the fact that, even if they
have to be picked, the grower can do
his sharei ln holding back his fruit in
the orchard without congesting the
packing houses.
■ On the whole, with the cooperation
of all concerned, and with fully receptive markets, It looks as If the
forthcoming apple season should be
more stpisfactory than soma that
have preceded lt
a. Tomatoes
The committee has had something
to say about seml-ripcl tomatoes recently, and In that connection has received a statement from a jobber on
the prairlee which rei*ds as follows:
"In the past there has been a tendency on. the part of British Columbia shippers to ship a lot of Junk ln
•thfdr -tomato crates. Possibly they
cannot be blamed, considering the
low prices tbat rule at the penfk of
the season. This class of stock just
tctads to demoralize the market and
neither the jobber, retailer nor consumer. Is satisfied, no matter how
cheap It is. /There is nothing more
aggravating to a jobber than to get
tomatoes dead green and soft ripe in
the same cratta. We would mention
the very unfair pratice of the shippers ot including absolutely dead
greth tomatoes ln their crates alt the
first of the season when the price ls
•at the very peak. Jobbers simply
cannot send them out to their cus
tomers in that condition. They therefore have to repack them and set
aside the greens to ripen, tfnd before
they aro ripe the price Is down 50 per
cant We sold one customer an express shipment of about eighty cases
when the price was very high.The
writer was present when they were
repacking them and they were at
least one-third unsaleable! and will
be unsaleable for at least another
weak. This jobber had tomatoes
rolling by freight and the only reason
that he bought by express web that
he needed them for immediate sale,
The jobber feels, and we agree with
him, that hei Is entitled to some kind
of protection on a deal like this."
1 Celery
The aame jobber haa the following
to say on celery, though it ought to
bq remarked thajt, so far as the Oka
nagan valley is concerned, the celery
movement appears to have been free
and satisfactory:
"This ls a commodity on which
thel consumption a this time ot year
Is greatly overestimated. Yesterday
the wri er made! the rounds of every
fruit jobber in Calgary and with only
one exception we saw celery unfit for
aale In every jobbing housu; this ln
the face of the fact tbat they were
baying only a few crates at a time.
We- were just In time to see one jobbing house dumping twenty-two 50
lb. boxes of washed celery that they
had brought in by eixpress."
Cantaloupes (
Cantaloupes are just beginning.
The supply ls not so lapge as last
year but should be ample for the
The price on red potatoes had to
be) dropped -again to $25 on' account
of coast coast competition.   Price on
whites remains at $28.
The Nelson, Creston and Orand
Forks districts were] visited last
week by a special representative of
thq committee, J. H. Aberdeen, who
wai| »bfe to be of considerable assist
•net' to' lbe shippers there).
The'chairman also visited Sailmon
Arm on .Friday, August 5, and spoke
on Uie operations of the committee
at a luncheon of the board of trade
—Interior Tree) Fruit and Vegetable
Committee of Direction.
Tell me wbat yon Koo * It tn-»;
I can Ineta is well at ys a."
Hon. Jobn Oliver Passes
A telegram recjived  iu this city yesteriay stated that
Hon. John Oliver, premier of British Columbia, died at his
home in Victoria at 11:30 a.iB. Wednesday ni^ht.
Mr Oliver was born in Hartington, Derbyshire, England,
July 31, 1856, and was the son of Robert and Emma Lomas
Oliver. He was educated iii the parish schools at Hartington He came co Canada in 1870; to Bri ish Columbia in
1877. He was elected to the British Columbia legislature
for Delta io 1900, 1903 and 1909; leader of the Liberal opposition in 1909; unsuccessful candidate for house of corr-
monsin 1911; councillor of Delta, 1890 94; reeve, 1911. Hi'
haa been {rime minister of British Columbia since 1917. In
1886 he married Elizabeth Woodward, and he is survived by
his wife, five sons and three daughters.
In Abyssinia
CALGARY, August 16.—Fair warm
wchther has prevailed , during
thu week. Harvest is expected
to commence about August 20 at
many 'points. Field crops are in
splendid shape. Busine ss is good,
but profits small due to kecta competition.
Considerable Interest has centered
in the royal visit to Calgary, afnd today Premier Baldwin of Great Brltl
ain will deliver an addresB.
There is considerate volume of
fruit and vegetables moving from the
Okana|gan valley. A prlcots are
about over. This crop was marketed in a satisfactory manner. -Supplies were rather light, with size and
quality above the avereige. Cherries
are also on the decline) ln volume and
increasing in price.
■ The public have been satiated with
all kinds of berries. This has been
a b*s)d seaso for berries, as the condl-
tlonof arrival has been below the average standard and much loss has resulted to shippers, wholesalers and
retailers. Bome ot the trouble'could
be improved by better marketing
methods, but most of it was beyond
British Columbia field tomatoes are
crowding all other kinds off tha market A more careful pack is demand
ed by the trade. 'Local hothoouse
stuff is retailing, at a| very low figure.
Imported plums are slightly on the
decline. Yellow Transparent and
Duchess apples from British Columbia ara about the only applesoffered.
Vegetables are still in good demand,
especially such commodities as are
not grown In volume; locally.
British Columbia potatoes are having a heavy movement. The coast
quotations are still below the interior
but the volume from the coast has
fallen off, due to the low lprce
British Columbia peaches are
scarce. /Five cars of Elberta peaches
arrived in Calg-*fry yesterday from
W. B. Gornall, assistant commissioner, fruit branch, Ottawa, visited
Calgary this week. He mt't the Dominion frpit inspectors from Edmonton, Saskajtoon and Calgary here.
IMr. Gornall is returning to Ottawa
after visiting Washington and British Columlbia fruit districts.
A new era in children's aid work
ln British Columbia is being started,
with Miss Laura Holland as organizer and superintendent of tthe home
ln Vancouver,
An appeal is being Bent out for
help to wipe ou,t the deficit of the
socie-ty, to allow- the new work to be
commenced on a satlsf&lctory basis.
As there are little ones in our home
from nearly ervery part of British
Columbia and, as the need ls great,
the. help of everyone; is asked to save
the abused and neglected llttlo ones
((nd give them at least a fighting
chance in this lifej.
You are asked to be generous to
this cause, and help the society to
continue to carry on its great work.
Every dollar sent in goes to help Bave
a little child. Send in your donations to the Children's Aid Society,
2613 Wall Street, Vancouver, B. C,
tint! on behalf of the child who will
receive help through that donation,
I thank you.—Mrs. S. H. Ramage,
Convener Tag Day 1927.
"■Having any trouble these days
meeting your expenses,  BUI?"
".Meeting 'em? Why, man I run
into 'em every time I move."
THE status of Abyssinia, sup
posedly settled a score of years
ago when England, France and
Italy guaranteed her independence,
is up for consideration again among
the guarantors. The, country is practically the last bit of Africa unappropriated by Europei)n powers, and
some of the powers are wondering
whether it would not be better after
all to bring western civilization—vnd
control—into this corner of the Dark
Although the people of Abyssinia
may be immersctd in medievalism,
their rulers have managed to keep
pretty well up with the timee.
One of the most famous women
rulers in the history of the world sat
upon the throne of Abyssinia nearly
3000 years ago, but the present empress of that country, a daughter of
Menelik il, is not ejllowe'd to govern
her people. Waizeru Zauditu ls
merely the nominal head of this coun
try, which was noted as thel home of
the Queen of Sheba in the days of
Solomon. The actual ruler of Abyssinia, or Ethiopia, as its natives prefer to call it, is Has Taffari, thei regent and heir apparent, son of Ras
Makonnen of Harc|r, and cousin to
the empress.
The United Staes has no resident
agent in Ethiopia. Although the
ruler is very favorably disposed toward Americans, and is willing to extend unusual courtesies to them, he
first makes very sure of their mission
t|nd satisfies himself that they are
as they represent themselves. A
would-be traveler may have to cool
his heels in Addis Abada, the capital,
for many weeks beiore he receives
.permission to go about the country.
Addis Abada ls a straggling city.
Its principal stratus are "paved"
with round'waloiworii bolwders from
G to 100 inches in diameter, and the
two main suburban roads along the
bale of the hill are sun'ucod wilh a
thlnmacadam. Wheeled trofllc is un
uncommon, most residents going
from place to place on horseback. It
is a jjourney of an hour and noli
from the American mission, on one
edge/ of town, to the British legation,
on the other.
A fairly good road runs from the
residence of Ras Taffari to that of
the empress, and several streets are
passable to the haif-dozen automo,
biles, which are limited to the city,
and to one road which is improved
for some distance! westward. Over the
country as a whole there is no possibility of wheeled traffic of any kind.
The ride in an automobile in the
ciety ls more or less of aft adventure.
The streets are always filled with
pedestrians, each one of whom is obsessed with the idea that he must
discover how log he can keep ln front
of the machine by running. The native pack ponies coming to market
are unused to ajutos and gallop wildly along the road, causing their
packs, when loaded with hay, to slip
sldewlse and finally benciith them.
The store buildings are one or two-
storey adobe and stono structures
covered with galvanized Iron rootling
The stocks of goods are small i.uul
Inferior, although at ono store, run
by a Parsee, a considerable assort?
ment of articled Is for sale. Beside
the stores, there are the thousands
of gra|ss-roofed huts scotteretl about
thei hills, where the native papula
tion lives.
There is no electricity, no gas, no
water or sewerage system, but ther
is a "movie."
All the town goes to the station in
the etvening when the train arrives
from Jibuti. The caoches of the train
are filled with all kinds stnd classes
of people, who arrive weary and
It is only 500 miles from the coast,
but tho toy train has labored heavily
for three days to accomplish tlr
journey. It runs only in daylight
hours—a) practice due in part to danger from, the Somalia and Danakils,
nomadic peoples of the semi-desert,
for it would not be difflcalt to removo
a rail, plunder the wreck and disappear in tlm darkness
When traveling ln Abyssinia thorn
nire a few details of organization to
which particular attention shold bc
paid. Tha first ls to be well supplies) with interpreters. There should
be at least two, preferably man who
do not like each other f,or there are
selveral hazards in having but one In
terpreter. In the flrst plt|ce, you are
at bis mercy, and are told only the
the things that he- is willing that you
should know. If he wishes to go a
certain route, he tells you that there
is but one road. Again, he, may fall
ill a-ad thus leave you without means
A second end to be secured in organization ls discussion ln camp.
Therei can be no concerted action
and little indlvldualsabotage in the
way of. delaying the marches, li
there are factions among tho servants. To to this end it is wise to hire
both Mohammedans and Christians.
The Mohammedans prove especially
useful ln tying up the Christians
wben the latter get drunk.
The platelau of western Aysslnla
slopes upwards from the low plains
of the Sudan. It rises gradually
higher iftti higher until the extreme,
eastern edge ls reached.
Here it breaks abruptly into a
great escarpment,, the first drop being one of 5000 feet. Its surface is
cut by streams, tbe larger of which
have eroded canyons of greejt extent
and of forbidding depths. The aspect
of the country is extremely mountainous, but for the most part this
appearance; is due to erosion   ,
The canyons Interpose great dim-
ties in traveling. They necessitate
either very hazardous descents and
climbs or time-taking detours ot
many miles. The trails, as far
possible, follow the'high ground.
Seventy-five miles north-east of
Addis Abadai (about six days by
horseback) lie's Ankober, situated on
a peak in the breaks of the eaatern
escarpment.. Tbe traveler sights it
hours before his arrival, but he is
compelled to drop down thousands
of feet to cross a, stream and then
recllmb to an almost equal elevation.
The sides of the canyon are very precipitous and, although the trail zigzags back afnd forth, it Ib extremely
Ankober was founded by Amada
Yesus about 1760. -It consists of a
needle-like peak, surmounted by a
citadel wbich includes an lnclosure
tind a couple of houses, one of which
belongs to the ruler. There are several lines of defeases of a type perfected as a barrier to spearmen,
There are; also three of four guardhouses on the path which leads to the
crest. About the hill lie a few scat-
tared huts and on either side is n
The view from the peak at the corner of the plateau is magnificent. To
the north and west are lines of crags
rocky pinnacles and forbidding
chasms eroded from the escarpment.
To the northwest the escarpment
rises like a wall From the southwest to northeast the plain of the
Hawash rivetr sweeps ln a great curve
—miles and miles of blue-black acacia; grasslands that fade away in the
lower levels of intangible streaks of
The Ambaras belong to the Coptic
church, a branch of the Christian
faith. In their services the priests
often encircle the church dancing, or
dance before it,' as was the custom
of the Jews in Biblical times.
FRENCH    naval     engineer
named Jean-Paul Michel hae
Invented an ocean liner that
isnhalf ship and half airplane.
The new ocean vehicle, which li
called tbe Greyhound of the Seat is
guaranteed to have a speed of SO
miles an hour and to cross the Atlantic In 60 hours.
It is unlike any other boat or airplane that ha|s ever been built, although an Italian company at Genoa
is now constructing a "mystery boat"
along somewhat the same lines.
The Greyhound of tbe Sea) will be
driven by two big ah- propellers at
the bow, just like an airplane or seaplane-, and instead of riding through
the water like a ship it will glide
over the top of the waves. There)
will, be an air rudder and also a water
rudder, but there are no underwater
propellers. The ship has large skids
underneath to help it slide along the
"I know exactly how It will perform when it ls finished," Michel,
who Is a graduate ot the leading
French technical school, explained
the other day.
"I have been testing out different
models for almost fifteen years, afnd
I finally found one that fulfilled all
my expectations.
"Tho first big experimental ship,
which is about 1500 feet long and has
accommodations for thirty passengers, is now being built in my ship-
yr.|s'd near Toulon. It is more than
balf finished, and the first thing I am
going to do when lt is all ready is to
take a trip to New York. I am going to make it ln two days and three
"I think my invention will upset all
existing ideas qbout navigation, and
particularly tba] propulsion of warships."
But the strangest thing about the
Greyhound of the Sea is that it will
carry practically no fuel aside from
a little oil for ah emergency motor.
Michel also has invented a process
of extracting sodium from the' sea,
transforming it on board ship into a
gas and using this gas to run a spe-
cir,(l motor ha has adapted to lt, but
the details of the invention are carefully guarded.
The most important room on board
his new ship will be a big laboratory
near the stern, where a chemist will
be constantly on duty to supervise
tbis chemical process.
He claims there is such an abundance of this fuel in thel ocean that
he could travel on it as long as his
ship held together, but just as a precaution he fs going to install a littles
Diesel motor and take on a) little fuel
oil, this precaution being omitted
aftre the new system has been fully
tried out.
In appearance the Greyhound of
the Sea will look something like a
submarine, wltb horizontal fins at the
sides, riding the surf; pe of the water.
The top will be entirely enclosed
except for a promenade deck near
the stern. The ship will be some-
less, of course. It will not be able
to fly, although at high speed it would
simply ski macross the whftecaps.
It Ib being built of very thin steel,
in order to be as light as posslgle,
and lt is difficult to foresee how it
will behave in a hee-vy sea.
The high speed will be attained by
reducing friction with the sea rather
than powerful motors.
We reproduce the following from
the Chiccago Packer to showthev varieties of apples and the proportional
quantity produced in the North Western states.
We especially ctfl attention to the
Winesap and Newtown varieties.
These figures will show the preponderance of the Winesap production.
Growers south of Penticton should
read and mark the possibilities they
have in growing this variety:
At arecent shippers' conference
held in Seattle, ajt which apple shippers from all parts of thel Northwest
were present, an estimate, by varieties, was made for the coming season. The estimates, which include
all of Washington, Oregon and ldafio,
were as follows:
Wlnesaps     13,626
Jonathans      7,450
noma Beauty     «,000
London, August 18.—Many more
women use) the airplane service between England and the conUnent
than men. There has been a large
increase ita the number of young
honeymooners who travel by air
rather than put up with the discomforts of crosa/channel steamer
travel. Close observers say that
the women seemt much more at
bome several thousand feet ln tho
air thi.li the male passenger. Increased facilities for flying now
make it possible for the wealthy
woman to leave Croydon in the
morning, fly to Paris for shopping,
and be back In England In time for
women bave majde several such
trips this season.
Delicious        3,200
Newtowns        2,000
Spltzenbergs         1,500
Stayman a         1,000
Miscellaneous  varieties        4,776
With thc short crops forecust In
practically every other apple produo-
ingsoctlon nf tho country, growers in
the Northwest are anticipating a season of satisfactory prices. < t
3te (grand f arb §utt
One Year (in Canada and Qreat Britain) f 1.00
One Year (in the United States)    1.50
^Address* -■■ ————-cations to
siThk Grand Porks Sun
Phosk 101 Guand Forks, B C
Notes • Notions • Notables
LEFT turns wrongly niaile, are probably the caiuse of
More minor accidents and trallic congestion than any
other traffic error. A sweeping turn to the right beforo
turning left causes both confusion ami congestion and
leads to a|cordents. Failure to signal before! turning left
also leads to accidents. Turning left is safe and simple
If the rulel in the law is followed. It requires a driver
Intending to turn left, to approach the intersection fn the
lane immediately to thei right of the center of the roadway. He must give a signal by extending the right arm,
or by some other dt(vice plainly visible to drivers in the
rear. Having signaled, other vehicles going in the same
direction may pass him on thel right, legally, safely, and
without delay.
CHEMICAL alarm clocks to spouse sleepy potatoes and
other plant cuttings from their lethargy and start
them into growth wcleks before their usual time, were
described to the National Academy of Science recently
by Dr. Frank E. Denny, of thc> Boyce Thompson institute.
Yonkers, N. Y. "The potato tubers when freshly harvested fjre dormant, and will not sprout if planted at once
under growig conditions, the rest period lasting ffpm one
to fo.ir •O-onthB in different varieties of potatoes," said
Doctor Denny. "This period of inactivity may be shortened by treating the tubers with various chemicals. .The
gain in time of sprouting is about two to six weeksL depending on the! variety of the potato afid the stage of dormancy at the time the treatment is applied. Twigs of
apple, grape, lilac also have this dormant -[kiriod in autumn, (.(nd the buds of these species can ibe forced into
ehrly growth by treatment with oertain of these chemicals, the gain in time of budding or blooming ranging from one to nine weeks." The chemicals used by
Dr. Demny include thiocyantes, thiourea and ethylene
mated tbat at the upper and lower limits of hearing it
takes a m| llion times as much energy to make sound
audible! as in the range of 1000 to 5000 cycles, where the
ear is most sensitive. On the rapiio the sounds "th,'
f," "s" and "v" are the most difficult to hear correctly.
This is attributed chiefly to their very weak energy.
A CHINESE boy in the employ of a Russian family at
Harbin discovered that 1,500,000 ruble notes were kept
in an old box. Dazzled by this wealth thei boy succumbed
to temptation and departed with the money without even
claiming |100 of his savings which he had intrusteld for
safekeeping to his employers. As the present ntarket
rajte for rubles ls only about two cents per thousand, the
unfortunate thief has suffered a loss of $70.
Cj-fATHO will be the flrst woman to fly over the North
** -pole?" asked Dr. Oeorge Wegener, president of
the Berlin College of Commerce) at the recent convention
ln Berlin of the International Society for the Exploration
of Arctic Regions by Airship. Doctor Wegener said that
was the only part of the world not invaded by women,
and he predicted that one of tbe fair sex will be) there ln
the nea fruture.
IN .THE Academy of Nature". Sciences ln Philadelphia
there is what is thought to be oldest dring ln the
world, unless there are some older ones embodied ln the
earth, which Ib where this one came from. It Is a specimen of calcite crystal in whioh there is a cavity sev«ral
inches long ahd in this there Ib about half a gill of liquid,
presumably water, ffhe institution is tho oldest ln tne
country and the specimen has been there almost from tbe
buginning, but until recently it has never been on public
view. During its stay at the academy there has been no
noticeable diminution of the material inclosed in the
specimen.. There are other such specimens, but tbJs is
the largest known and has qualities which make it quite
valuable in the eyes of the scientists who are watching
it to sefe if the contents become changed in a/ny way.
This was uncovered in Rossie, N. Y., ln 1838. In one variety of blue quartz from Bucks county, Pennsylvania,
in addition to the bubble, there are1 minute crystals which
are constanly to motion, which has possibly been continuing for millions of yeafrs.
Tlie Spice of Life
In Charles Hanson Towne's recent
interesting autobiography, "Adventures in Editing," he gives an amusing example of what mischief the
typesetter can play with serious
poetry, by even the slightest of typographical errors The lighthouse—,
that noble beacon of cheer and hope,
stetjdfaBt amid the tumult of tbe elements—has long been a favorite object with poets addictdd to simile. In
her turn, Ella Wheeler Wilcox employed it in a poem sent to a maga-
zlnei edited by Mr. Towne.
"She had opened a certain set of
verses," he relates, "with onei of her
most cosmic lines, typlcif of her
style, 'My soul is a lighthouse keeper,' but the printer In setting it up
caused it to read, 'My soul is a light
housekeeper.' Mrs. Wilcox never
forgave that lynotyper, and neither
did I;and her followers must have
thought their beloved leader had
gone out of her mind.",.
Housekeeping, even of tbe light variety, is a-n art ln which any woman
may take pride ln being proficient;
but for one aspiring to be a modern
Sappho its proper place is distinctly
in the background.
Proved safe by millions and prescribed by physicians for
Colds     Headache     Neuritis        Lumbago
Pain       Neuralgia     Toothache     Rheumatism
THE formation of a society of scientists representing
all countries tha,t border on the Pacific ocean, to bt
known as the Pacific Science association, has been announced by Prof. Heirbert E. Gregory of the Bishop mu
seum of Honolulu. Meetings are to be held in the varl
ous parts of the vast area in which these men work, nit
intervals of three years, when problems relating to ocean
depths and currents, volcanoes and earthquakes, the
plc-nt and animal life of the sea and its shores, and all
other scientific questions concerning the Pacific will be
dlscuBse-d. Among the nations now interested are Canada, the United States, Japan, China, Russia, Australia
New Zealand and the Dutch East Indies. The first stept
toward the dstablishroent of the new organization were
taken at the reoent meeting of the Pan-Paciflc Science
congnlss at Tokyo.
ANY New Yorkers are, entertained during the lunch
hour by the little music stores placed at strategic
points on'side streets to catch noonday idlers. Thel music
fan often buys phonograph records and sheet music' but
more often he visits thes; store merely to listen to the
latest "hot number" played by a jazz expert on a piano
that reveals in its tone thet results of -reels* and tear.
Accept only "Bayer" package
which contains proven directions.
Handy "Bayer" boxes of 18 tableta
Also bottles of it and 100—Druggists.
Aspirin to Um trails sulk (rsflstsrsa la Osnsds) of Barer Maonfsctrira af IfoMtntss.
acMaatar of Ssllcrllcucld lAntrl BaUt-rUc Add, "A. 8. A."). WMls It Is -mil -atraa
Out Aspirin tanas Bant- m»niifs«tir», to assist tho public sislnst laUUUotaa, Uw TlslsaB
ot Bajar Oonoaar will ba aUmpsd with thslr a-aoaral traSa aula*, lho "Bs-sar Onoa,"
HAT may prove to be the earliest British doll's house
has been discovere|d in an old country house in
Chelmford. It is a two-storied house about five feet high,
built of solidoak, -ful contains four large rooms, attics
and a balcony on top. The legs on which the house is
mounted and the paneling and the mirrors are, it is said,
of definite Queen Anne design and workmanship.
ACCORDING to a Chicago paper a society belle ls being held In connection with a holdup. fWell, if she
is guilty, they might be able to wring a confession from
her. j; ^jf!
THB mummy of an eighteen-year-old Egyptian horse
ceremoniously buried ln a huge wooden coffin som,'
3000 yeafs ago, has been set up in the Cairo musenim
The old horse had been carefully wrapped in cloth anc
the legs were doubled up and tied with ropes of papy
rus. The coffin was white, trimmed with bands of yel
low and red. British officials who found thel horse neai
Sakkart| said that it was a powerfully buflt animal ir
good condition and it apparently was never shod.
STRANGERS, cats and dogs are approaching too neai
the home of Wesley Holden of Franklin, N. H. The*,
get the fright of their lives when they seei his nove!
wajtchdog. It is a ,pet alligator that has been theire three
years. It measures four feet from ti'p to tip. The alii
gator has the libe|rty of certain rooms and for brief in
tervals has been allowed in the yard, and has never
hajrmed anybody. Most people) do not approach near
ennough to be harmed.
EXPLORING the sub-surface structure of the earth by
radio, Prof. Peltrovsky of the Leningrad Geological
institute, has successfully located and measured deposits
of iron ore antl coal in the Ural mountains. The short
radio wav lengths arc| debected by large masses of mineral and metal ores, no matter how deeply they be buried,
ho| asserts.
ANEW glider record weis established at Passltten.
Germ-any, when Ferdinand Schulz remained in th<
air for 14 hours and 8 minutes fn a one-seat glider. The
prirVious record was held by a Frenchman named Mas-
saux, who remt-lne in the air slightly more than 10 hours
and 19 minutes.
EVEN though the eleven western states possess most
of the American -potential water power, during 1926
st(»|-n plants to generate electricity were erected ln
those states in nearly the same proportion as hydro
electric plants, says the New England Utility News.
Hydro-tflectric plant capacity was increased by about
155,000 horsepower antl that of fuel-burning plants' by
1-15,000 horsepower.
SIXTY* years ago the Victoria cross was presented for
tho first time. This order of merit was instituted amd
conl'erretl for the purpose of recognizing acts of signal
bravery to the British queen (or king) and country
soldiers or sailors engaged in warfare. It originated
in connection with the Crimean war, and the first crosses
were made from the Russian cannon captured at Sebas-
topol. The most coveted of all British decora|tions is
open to all officers and man of the regular, auxiliary and
reserve forces of the empire.
Poems From EasternLands
Our chariots were well built and firm,
Well-matched our stefeds, and fleet and strong,
Four, sleek and large, eaph chariot drew,
And eastward thus we drove along.
Our hunting cars were) light and good,
Each with its team of noble steeds.
Still further east we took the way
To Foo-mere's grassy plains that leads.
Loud-voiced, the masters of the chase
Arranged the huntsmen, high and low.
While banners streajmed, and' ox-tails flew,
We sought the prey on distant Gaou
Each with full team, the princes cam<e,
A lengthened train in bright array.
In gold-wrought slippers, knee-caps rial,
They looked as on an ajudience day.
Each right thumb wore the metal guard;
On the left arm Its shield was bound.
In unison the arrows flew;
The game lay piled upon the ground.
The leaders' of the tawny teia(ms
Sped on their caourse, direct and true.
The drivers perfect skill displayed;
Like blow well aimed each arrow flew.
Neighing and pleased, the steeds returned;
The bannered lines back slowly catae.
No jostling rude disgraced the crowd;
The king declined large share of game.
So did this famous hunt proceed!
So freel it was from clamorous sound 1
Well does our king become his place,
' And high the deeds hiB reign have crowned!
SPEECH requires a small amount of energy, according
to telephone engineiers,-who explain that if a million
persona were to talk steadily, and this energy of their
voices were to be converted into heat, they would helve
to talk for an hour and a half to produce sufficient heat
to make a cupful of tea. One acoustic export haa divided
the English speech into :'(i letter sounds, and he found
theft   the   vowejls carry most of the energy.   It is esti-
o4ncient History*
A gentleman sent a dispatch to this city from Phoenix
last Monday morning and then boarded a train for Grand
Korks. When he arrived in the city he leairned that he
had outstripped the message* here. The mile-a-mlnute
thrains in the east are not in it with the Boundary downgrade flyers .
At Cascade, thei hydro-electric plant is not in use. It
has been placed in good shape, however, and will be kept
as a reseirve should anything happen to thb line from
Bonnington Falls.
R. T. Lowery has wearied of the coast climate and has
resumed operations on his G*jae.**.wood Ledge.
During the Imte hot wave, the-tbenpometelr is said to
have gone up to 113 in the shade at Midway.
John Simpson, B.A., thel new principal of the Phoenix
public school, is visiting his sister, Mrs. Ed Stuart, in
this city.
Kings arel expected to be good linguists. Albert of Belgium speaks
several languages, even Including
some good idioma-tic American, picked up during his early unofficial visit
to the United States. But he does
not speak Swedish, and during his
visit to Stockmolm for the wedding
of his son, Prince Leopold, to Princess Astrid of Sweden, he got into
difficulties, when he went out for a
walk, unattended, ununlformed, wearing a comfortable felt hat, earlyy in
the morning.
"On his return," sap's Het Laatste
Nleuws of Brussels, "wheta he was
about to enter the palace, tbe sentinels did not recognizci him and refused to let him go ln.
"Je suis le roi des   Beiges,"   Baid
the king ln French, but the soldiers
did   not   understand him.   Then he
tried in English:
"I am the king of Belgium."
But, as the sentinetls still did not
understnd, he finally said in German;
"Ich bin der konlg von Gelgien!"
But the soldieirs only replied :
•'Nobody is allowed to enter."
The king wafe in despair    Then he
remetmbered a few words of Swedish
and endeavored to make the soldiers
understand    in their   own language!
that he was king of Belgium.
"Rung Belg! Rung Belg!" he repeated, but the soldiers understood
still less.
"I believe he is. mad," said one of
them. "You go and waj-n the policci
I will watch him- in the meantime."
One of the soldiers went to the
sergeant-major, who came at once,
and with the greatest astonishment
saw it was the king of Belgium. At
last the door weJb open to him. -He
walked laughing into the palace and
told his adventure. King Gustaf of
Sweden was much amused and said:
"You see! That comes from wearing a hat with a broad brlm.__We
very nearly never saw either the" hat
or the king again!"
There are many stories—somo apocryphal no doubt, but all amusing—
about the great showman, P. T. Barnum. For one of them Moreton
Frewen, the English economist, ls responsible.
(Once, he says, on arriving in New
York he found the city placarded by
Barnum with huge posters announcing that the last of the buffalo herds,
brought from Montana, would be on
view ln his New Jevrsey show on a
certain day. At that time the only
wary of getting from New York to
New Jersey was by taking one! of a
fleet ot nuge steam ferries that plied
to and fro across the .Hudson river.
The day arrived, and such a vast
throng crowded tbe ferries tha*., although the fare—normally twenty-
five cants— was doubled, there was
still barely standing room on the
boats. When the great show was
crammed to its utmost capacity, Bar-
num himself announced through a
megaphonq that the buffalo herd had
stampeded when only a few miles
awafy at Trenton, but that every disappointed sightsqer there would receive back his entrance fee as he
went out through the turnstiles. He
hoped that a free view of his beasts
and of the tattooed lady would compensate! them for their disarppoint-
A little later it leaked out that the
shrewd showman had hired all the
ferry boats that day between New
York and Jersey City and hojtl made
a small fortune out of the credulous
New York crowd.
"You say you made that dress for
"Yes; goods cost only |45 a yard."
Applications for immediate purchase of Lots
and Acreage owned by the City, within the
Municipality, arc invited.
Pri ^es:--From $35.09 per lot upwards.
Terms t--Cash and approved payments.
List of Lots and prices may be seen at the
-    City Clerk.
Sometimes the informality
of the spoken word
is more effective
than a letter.
British  Columbia Telephone
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THE SUN prints all the loeal news
and carries a number of interesting
features found in no other Boundary
Awny hack in tlu*- sixties thousands of
acres nf Hritish Colt . mbin's limber wore
sold for «no e«-ii(- pet acre, which looked
like n fnir price—'then. 1'o»d»iy similar
lintbrr is worth from SI50 to SS200 nn
acre, so tremendously hns timher appreciated in value within the scope of tin
average lifetime.
What   the young growlh of to-day will
be worth sixty y ars from now is beyond
computation if  it is protected from fire
and allotted to icnoli maturity.
The m -ml is obvious.
Moose, ot all male sez, ln that portion of the electoral district ot Omineca situate and lying to the north ot
the main line of the Canadian National   railway,   formerly known as the
The temporary Game Regulations
tor 1927. gazetted May 19, have beon Grand" "T'runk Faciflc'raUwayT and~n
withdrawn and retplaced with a com'
plete set, gazetted on June 30. In
publishing the regulations so far
ahead of the opening of the shooting
season, the game board is showing a
measure of readiness in meeting tho
wishers of sportsmen. In 1925, the regulations did not appear in the B. C.
.Oaaette until August 27. Publication
was made laat year on July 29 and
this year a month earlier.
Mountain Sheep
Mountain sheep, of the male sex,
the Eastern district, ln that portion
thereof situate and lying to the north
of the main line of the Canadian National railway, formerly known as
the-Grand Trunk Pacific railway, and
in those portions of the electoral districts of Cariboo and Lillooet situate
and lying to the south of the 52nd
parallel of latitude and west of the
Fraser river, open season from September 1 to November 15.
In the electoral districts of Fernie,
Cranbrook and  Columbia, open season from October l to October 31.
Mountain Goat
Mountain goat, in the Eaatern district, except tha portion thereof de-i
scriber as follows:  "Commencing at
a point on the international boundary
where It is Intersected by the center
line of the Columbia river;   thence
northerly along the said center line
of the Columbia river to the Arrow
lakes;     thence    northerly  along  th
center   line   of the Arrow lakes and
Columbia river to the Canadian Fa-
*ciflc railway; thence westerly following   the   boundary   of   township 6,
range 26, west of the 6th meridian,
being a point south of Yale; thence
east   along   the north boundaries of
township 6,. ranges 26 and 25, to the
easterly boundary of the watershed
of the Fraser river; thence southerly
1 along the easterly    boundary of the
| said  watershed to the International
| boundary line; thence easterly along
said   international   boundary to the
point of commencement,"  open season from September 1 to Decembsr
Bear (except White or Kermodei
Bear), in the Eastern district, open
season from September l to June' 30,
Provided   that   no   bear shall be
trapped ln the Eastern district.
Deer (Mule, White-tail and Coast),
bucks only, throughout the Eastern
district (except White-tall Deer in
North and Soutti Okanagan and Similkameen  elector--*,!  districts   and  in
the electoral districts of Atlin, Fort
George and Cariboo, open season
from September 1 to December 15.
In the electoral district of Columbia, except that portion thereof situate and lying west of the Columbia' the Orand Forks-flreenwood electoral
river,   open   season from October 1J district west of the summit of the
The principal change is in the realignment of the garnet blstricts. The
Northern district has been abolished,
ahd the province Ib now divided Into
Eastern and Western districts only.
The Western district is defined
Midway    mountains),    open    season
trom September 1 to December 16
to October 31. '
Caribou, of the male sex, lit theEas- j 	
tern district    (qxcept the    electoral! FUR-BEARING ANIMALS
district of Cariboo Bituate and lying! ta ^ Eastern district, all fur-bear-
to the west of the Fraser river, and' ing animals (except Beaver and
that further portion of he Eastern j Muskrats), open season from No vern
district situate and lying to the south ber 16 to April 30, 1928.
of the main line of the Canadian Pa
cific railway), open season from Sep-
'■all that section of the province situ-  te*a!ber -1 ** December 16.
ate and lying to the) west of the summit of the cascade mountains and
south of the electoral district of Atlin." The EastcA-n district includes
all the remainder of (he province.
The dates given of   opening   and
closing of seasons are inclusive.
Wapiti (Elk)
Wapiti (Elk?),-of the male sex, in
tiie electoral districts of Fernfe,Cran-
brook and Columbia, except that portion of the Columbia electoral district
situate and lying to the west of the' a»!
Columbia river, open season from Oc-'
In the Eastern district, Muskrats
and Beaver, open season from March
16 1928, to April 36, 192.8
Ducks    (except   wood , and Eider
Ducks), Wilson Snipe, Coots, Geese
tober l to October 15.
et Economic*! Tttatportttioa
^ mazing
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1. R. MQOTBOER, Grand Forks, B.C.
Brant, throughout the Eastern
district, , open season from September 15 to December 31.
Grouse and Ptarmigan
Blue Grouse only, in the Eastern
district, in that portion thereof
known as the Grand Forks-Greenwood electoral district and that portion of the Similkameen electoral
district situate and lying east of Allison creek, the South Similkameen
river and the Pasayton river, open
season from September 15 to October 16.
Grouse (Blue and Willow) and
(Ptarmigan (except Prairie Chicken
or Sharp-tailed Grouse), in the Eastern district, in that portion thereof
known as the Cariboo electoral district, open season from September
15 to November 15. In the remain
der of the Eastern district (except
the electoral districts of Omineca,
Skeena, Fort George, Atlin, North
andSouth Okanagan, open season
from September 15 to October 15,
Ptarmigan, ln the Eastern district,
ln that portion thereof known as tbe
electoral districts ot Omlneca.Skeena
Fort George and Atlin, open season
from September 15 to November 15,
Prairie Chicken or Sharp-tailed
Grouse, in the Eastern district, ln
that portion thereof known as the
electoral district of Fort George,
situate and lying to the north and
east of the Rocky mountains, open
season from September l to October 15. In the Eastern district, in
those portions of the electoral dis?
tricts of Cariboo and Lillooet, situate
and lying to the south of the 53rd
for a thousand years or more, the sub
Jefct of preparing the leaf for consumption has become a fine art and
a ceremony, but the full delicious refreshment and healthful stimulation
may bt) extracted from the fragrant
tea-leaves lf the following rules are
followed eyactly:
Rule No. 1—The best quality of
taa must be used. The tea also must
be fresh, to yield the full goodness.
Rule No. 2—The quality of the water used will affect tho bavor of the
beverage In the cup. Draw fresh
cold water and bring it to a hard bubbly boll. Never use. water that has
been boiled before. Sometimes chlo-
Ine put in water to purify it will completely cbange the flavor of the tea.
The water is to blame, however, and
not the tea.
•Rule No. 3—It is proper that only
a crockery or china teapot be, used,
never one of metal or any other substance if the pure and delicious flavor of thel tea is to be drawn out. Tea
likewise should, never be enclosed in
a hetal tea-ball.
Rule No. 4—The tuapot must be
scalded out with boiling water and
while it is warm, place in it one level
teaspoonful of tea for each cup required.
Rule No. 5—Now pour the boiling
water on the leaves. Allow to steep
in a warm place for we minutes.
Stir Just sufficiently to diffuse the
full strength of thetea. Then pour
tbe lipuid off the leaves lntoanother
heated vessel, unless served immediately. If poured off ln this way, tbe
tea will not tako on bitter taste.which
even the finest tea will do unless
prevented from over-steeping. Tea
made according to these rules will be
fragrant, dedlcious and completely
parallel of latitude, open season from
October 15 to October 31.
Quail, ln the Eastern district, in
that portion thereof known as the
electoral district of Similkameen and
South Okanagan, open season from
October 15 to November 15.
Pheasants, cock birds only, in the
Eastern district; in the electoral district bf South Okanagan; that portion of the Similkameen electoral
district situate and lying to the east
of Allison creek, the South Similkameen riVer and the Pasayton river;
ln the electoral district of North
Okanagan (except that portion situate and lying to the east of the Coldstream municipality), and in the municipality and district municipality
of Salmon Arm, open season from
October 15 to November 15.
Cock birds only, in the Eastern district, in the North Okanagan electoral district, comprising that certain
parcel or tract of land lying within
the drainage area of Duteau, Harris
and Bessette creeks, and being
bounded on the north by the Creigh-
ton valley Vernon road, on the west
by the eastern boundary of Coldstream municipality, and on the
south by the south boundary of the
North Okanagan electoral district,
open season from October 15 to October 31.
Cock birds only, ln the Eastern
district, in thai-portion of the electoral dlstric of Creston situate and lying to the west Kootenay Landing,
open season from October 15 to October 16.
Cock birds only, in the Eastern
district, in that portion of the doctoral district of Lillooet along the
Fraser river from Big Bar creek on
the north to Texas creek on the
south, extending a distance of ten
miles on the west side of the Fraser
river and for a distance of thirty-five
miles on the east side of the said
river, open season from October 16
to October 31.
European Partridge
European Partridge, in the Eastern district, in the electoral districts
of Similkameen and North and South
Okanagan, open season from October
15 to November 16.
In the Eastern district, in that portion thereof known as the municipality of Salmon Arm, open season
from November 1 to November 15
Wapiti (Elk), Moose and Mountain!    Brant—Dally bag limit, 10;   total
Goat.—Throughout   the   province   no ■ bag limit, 60.
person shall at any time kill or take
or have ln their possession during
the open season more than one wapiti (elk), one moose and two mountain goat.
Game Birds
Pheasants (cock birds only).—Except ln the electoral district ot Creston: Daily bag limit, 44; total bag
limit, 16. In the electoral district of
Creston: Daily bag limit, 3; total
bag limit, 6.
Quail.—Daily bag limit, 10; total
bag limit, 100.
Grouse and Ptarmigan (except Prai
rle Chicken or Sharp-tailed Grouse.—
Dally bag limit, 6 of one species or
12 of all species; total bag limit, 50
ln the aggregate.
Prairie    Chicken   or    Sharp-tailed
Grouse.—In the electoral district of
Fort   George: Daily    bag   limit, 6; ! M,8S Ca-*'enne*
total bag limit, 60.   In the electoral' and   act  aB "
districts   of   Cariboo  and   Lillooet:
Dally bag limit, 3; total hag limit, 12.
European Partridge.—Daily bag
limit, 4; total bag limit, 16.
Ducks.—Daily bag limit, 20; total
bag limit, 150.
Geese.—Daily bag limit, 10; total
bag limit, 60.
Wilson Snipe.—Daily bag limit, 25;
total bag limit; 150.
Coots.—Dally bag limit, 25; total
bag limit, 150.
Every person, upon the request of
anyy constable or game warden,
shall furnish satisfactory proof to
him of the locality and dates on
which any game was by him killed
or taken.
The open season declared by the
regulations do not apply to the hunting, taking or having in possession
of quail, pheasants, prairie chicken
(sharp-tailed grouse) or partrldgeB
when snow is on the ground.
"Wby   did   you   tell that man he
looks like a Greek god?"
"As  an intelligence  test,"  replied
If he begins to smirk
he believed It, tt will
show he ls halt moron."
Mrs. Stouter—I want a five-pound
box of chocolates.
Clerk—Yes, madam. We are now
giving a reducing free free with
every purchase.
Big Game
Deer.—No person anywhere in the
Eastern distrlot shall kill or take or
have in their possession during   the
open season more than two deer, all
of which must be of the male sex.
Bear.—No person anywhere in the
province   shall   at   any time kill or
ake or have in their possession during   the   open season more than two
grizzly bear and three bear   of   any
other species.
Mountain Sheep.—Jn that portion
of the province north of the main
line of the Canadian National railway, formerly known as the Grand
Trunk Pacific railway, no person
shall at any time kill or take or have
in their possession more than two1
mountain sheep. In the electoral
districts ot Fernie, Cranbrook and
Columbia, and in tbose portions of
the Cariboo and Lillooet electoral
districts situate and lying to the1
south of the 52nd parallel of latitude
and west of the Fraser river, no person shall at any time kill or take or
bave ln their possession more tban
one mountain sheep. I
Caribou.—'In that portion of tlie
Eastern district lying to the north of
the main line of the Canadian Na-,
tional railway, formerly known as:
the Grand Trunk Pacific railway, no
person shall at any time kill or take'
or have ih their possession during
the open season more than two
caribou, and ln those portions of the
Eastern district lying to the souLh
of the Canadian National railway,
formerly known as the Grand Trunk
Pacific railway, no person' shall at
any time kill or take or have in their
possession . during the open season
more than one caribou. i
People take The Sun
because they ijbelieve
it is worth the price we
charge for it. It is
therefore reasonable to
suppose that they read
its contents,including
advertisraents. This
is not always the case
wifh newspapers that
are offered as premiums with chromos or
lottery tickets
Advertising "to help
the editor." But we do
want businessadvertis-
ing by progressive business men who, know
that sensible advertising brings results and
pay. If you have something to offer the public that will ^benefit
them and you as well,
the newspaper reaches
more people than a bill
and if you have the
goods you can do business with them THB8DN:  GBAND FOBKS, BBTTISH COLUMBIA
Paying less can only mean poor tea.
Amotor car driven liy N. L, Ul '■
ne'H und  occujiliil   DSSitlsi  lilm   hy
Donovan uud Mr. Ollvor, iu  lur.
out for another car in-ar- lho huwiu.s,
at Clirlstliui luku on    Friday, got Ion
neejr to the edge of roud, uml It turned    turtle   uud rolled down Into tho
river.   ,'Mr.    Mclnnis    was    severely
bruised and battered, but alter spend
rag   a   couple   of duyu in the Grand
Forks   hospital   he ls apparcmtly us
good as he eper wilt onco more.   Air.
Donovan also sustained some bruises,
but    thel   other    gentleman  escaped
without any injury.
who Is now living at Portland, Ore,,
is iponding his vuciillmi at Clii'lsllnii
laid   und with his purents ln ihlsolly.
Tlio    hi'iivy    ruins on  Wodnesday
i, forost  rungors  sny, afmosi on-
ulluiinuted    tho  danger  from
••1 In  Ihis district this sum-
Mrs A. Llndgren, of Christian Vol-
loy, was a Grund Forks visitor yos-
.Mr. und Mrs. Harry Bosworth, of
Rossland, formerly of this city, are
spending u couple of weieks at Chris-
t In: f lake.
Miss -Ruth Burns, u gra|duats nurse
who has been matron of a number
of hospitals in this provinco and in
Washington, daughter of Mr. und
Mrs. M'. H. Burns oi' this city, was
married In Spokane last week to
Frsjik Hahn, a well-known farm im
plelment dealer of Colville, Wash.
Mr. and Mrs. Hahn are spending their
honeymoon at the home of the bride's
parents in this city and at Christina
A demonstration car from Quebec
which the demontrators claimed had
been on the road continuously for
thirteen months, extracted some attention on the streets on Tuesday
'Mr. and Mrs. II. H. Henderson and
farlly relturned ou Friday evening
from a week's vacation spent at the
home of Mrs. Henderson's parents
Dear Colville, Wash.
J. A. Bertois and daughter Miiry.
of Cascade, were in the city yester
Colin McDougail, of Nelson, arrived
In the city last Friday and has been
■pending the present week here.
"Tack" Cook, formerly of this city
Thomas Chapman, an old-timer of
Grand Forks, bas returned to the
city to take a pasition ln McKinnon's
Mr. Morton, who has bcien clerk in
.McKinnon's store for a considerable
time, left on Wednesday for Edmonton, Alta).
Miss Ruth Holm, of Hilltop, and
Harry Royce, oi' Greenwood, were
married  in  this  city  on  Wednesday.
A young child of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Thompson, of Cascade, died
in the Grand Forks hospital on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Larsen, of
Cascade, were Grand Forks visitors on Wednesday.
E. D. He|ll, of the Trail Bulletin,
was ln the city en Wednesday.
AGENTS—EITHER SEX—$75 weekly easy selling i'AiLOO CLEANERS,
everything. Homovcls Road Tat*
without injury to paint. Sells on
demonstration. Samples free. P.
A. LBFEBVRE & OO., Alexandria,
Halt the people are worrying about
being found out—the other half about
being taken ln.
After i'li-vun months of work mid
wory comes the auto tour which is to
put us back on our physical and
nihiilal hoofs us good us new. It
should do It because there is not li
ing "l-o under the uun that gives a
parson euch u complete chunge. The
air, wilier, sky, scenery, people aud
iood- ull aro different. Any change
so rudlcul must have an Immediate
However, If the tourist continues
to lug along his worries, a large, part
of the beneflt of touring Is nullified.
Worry Is hofrdor to stop than work.
uome peoplo worry natuaily. They
worry If thti And themselves not worrying up to their usual standard.
Such people sliould take extra precautions to eliminate causes of worry
The most common worry that
kiiops u tourist's face tis long as a
pump handle relate to his home property. Will the house burn down?
Will burglars work lt over? Will
the Water pipes break or the gas get
loose? Did I leave the phonograph
wound up tight? Did I leave the garbage in thei kitchen?
Of course, by lee|ving the wife at
homo such worries could be eliminated, but thei worry of wondering
wrat she might be doing would counterbalance it.
There is only one line of action to
take: Fully insure- the house, garage
and furniture and see that Vacancy
Permits r're attached to all Are policies. Cut the wator off at the house
sill, shut the gas off at the meter,
open the bain switch of the elclctrlc
circuit Put all valuable papers in
a lockbox in a bank vault. Bulkier
valuable objects should be boxed and
left with a bank for general storage,
Pay up all current bills, stop the
daily papeira, mow the lawn and lug
the lawnmower under the house
Having done these things letup into
thai car and hie away. If anything
happens you are not to blame. This
is about all a nitm can do unless he
hires a policeman to watcb the premises and a detective to watch* the
Leave unnecessary items at home.
You don't need a crowbar, an armchair, a radio, or a piano. All you
need Is a tent, cots, blankets, stove
and  dishes.   A  three-gallon preserv
ing kettle is a flne thing to take.
It can be usud to carry water, to
wash dishes in or to put up fruit.
Road worries can be avoided in a
lttrge part by a proper ante-mortem
horse sense.
Watch thei other fellow—remember It's all tn a lifetime—and bye and
bye you will forget to worry on your
trips.   What's Uie use, anyway?
Man of the House—Don't say anything to your mistress, cook, but bave
you a policeman calling on you In tbe
Cook—No, sir.
Man of tbe House—Well, try to get
one. We must bave somebody to
help eat up thq cold ham.
Recently ln school a class was reciting gnummar.   The teacher asked:
"Ruth, wbat ls the difference   between   an intransitive   verb   and a
transitive verb?"   The answer was:
''On-*-   ls   transitive amd the other
Get Your
at the
Phone 25 "Service and Quality" I
Royal Train Is Canadian Pacific's Finest
mi   1* T?,e "-■""5« •***"** ,*>*> *hc «*rlnc«-« cor ''Strathcnnu."     2. interior ef loanae section of the "Mount
Stephen," ono of the Private ciirsi at the dlaposinl of  the  PrtnetM.    -*. "2S0fS» typa locomotive that  will
haul royal trnln iliirliiic mnjor portion of Journey.     4. Section of the Royal train .honing- tho "Went-
svorth," one of the private cam uaed by Premier Baldwin.
UNDOUBTEDLY the finest train
_ ever assembled for any occasion bore their Royal Highnesses
The Prince of Wales, Prince George,
and Premier and Mrs. Baldwin
from the Windsor Street Station in
Montreal recently on their journey
westward across the Continent.
From their observation platform at
the rear of the "Mount Stephen,"
where the Prince of Wales will
smile his greetings to thousands of
Canadians across the Dominion, In
the private cars placed at the disposal of Premier Baldwin, the train
resembled more in appointment the
most exclusive club, finishings and
appointments beinir in every way
fitting for such distinguisheii
guests  of  Canada.
Days before tho Empress nf
Australia, bearing tho Princes and
Premier to Quebec, steamed up the
grey -waters of the St. Lawrence,
the yards of the Canadian Pacific
were a scene pf more than usual
activity, interest centering around
the Royal train being assembled
there. The finest private cars of
the Company were assembled, the
Mount Stephen and the Strathcona
for Their Royal Highnesses, and
the Wentworth and the Killamey
for Premier and Mrs. Baldwin. The
Rupertslund and the Van Home
were placed at thc disposal of Premier King nnd members of the
Princes' party. Thc Mount Stephen used hy the Princes as
their dining room anel also as
a general lounge car is finished in walnut, the glassware
and silver fittings being set off by
blue toned rugs, hangings and upholstery. The Stiiithcona, containing  the  sleeping  quarters  of  thc
Prince of Wales and Prince George,
is also finished in dark walnut.
The coverings of the beds are all
in royal blue while those of their
aides-de-camp are in water Ihluo
of a shaded Bilk. Premier Baldwin's private cars, located near tho
front of the train, are furnished in
the same manner, supplied with
radio and Oitthophonic. The Wentworth is finished in mahogany
while the Killamey is in walnut.
In addition to the private cars are
a number of compartment Glen cars
for the use of officials and others
who will accompany tho train
across the continent. The most
powerful locomotives in use on tbe
C.P.R. will haul the special train
during the major part of the journey across Canada to thc Rockies,
this being the G-3-d type of the
2300 class.
Nn.  16-30 COOPER   BRIDGE.
vENDBRS are invited for tbe fill
Ing in of theapprocfches of the
Oooper Bridge, the quantity being
approximately 4,000 cu. yds., tbe
material to be taken from the roadway immediately west of the bridge.
There will be approximately a 6 ft.
outting on  the present" roald-
The material required to fill In
the south end will have to be hauled
over the new bridge or the contractor may, at his own expense, purchase the material at any place he
wishes. No classified material will
be allowed.
Tenderers are asked to quote a
unit price per cu. yd., tenders to be
C, with a certified cheque covering
10 (per cent of the amount of the
tender. -
Tenders will close at 5:00 p.m.
on the 26th day of August, 1927.
Any further information may be
obtained from Mr. Donaldson, General Foreman, Court House, Grand
Korks, B. C.
Deputy Minister and
Public Works Engineer.
Parliament Buildings,
Victoria, B. C,
16th   August,   1927.
•NOTICEIS HKRKY'IIVEN that thc reserve
It covering Lots S006s, 3007s, 3008* and
3000s, Similkameen Division ol Yale District,
Is cancelled.
6. It. NADEN,
... Deputy Minister of Lands.
Department of Lands,
Vietnria, H.C.
15th July, 10:27.
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~ot    .. .65c per lb
Shoes, Shirts, Overalls
Good values for your
Call and see [us before
General Merchant
Transfer Co.
City Hag&ige and General
Coal,  Wood and   Ice
for Sale
E. C. Henniger Co.
Grain, Hay
Flour and Feed
Lime and Salt
Cement and Plaster
Poultry Supplies
Grand Forks, 11. C.
'jPIIli value of well-
-*■ printed, neat appearing stationery as
a means of getting and
holding desirable bus-
inegsthas been amply
demonstrated. Consult us before going
Wedding invitations
Bail programs
Business cards
Vi •■ ng cards
Sh* •" iug tags
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^Vacant, iiiir.serveil, surveyed Crown land)
may be pre-empted Ity Brut li subjects over
18 -rears ol aire, aud by alien, on declaring
iutentloiito become Brititb subjeots, coudl-
I tional upon resi leuee. ssceuuatiuu aud Ira-
j prov.nieiitforuirrlculiaiul purposes
Full Information concerning regulations
regarding pre-e-niitlous is glveu In Bulletin
No. 1, Lrii I Series, "How to Pre-empt Land."
coplesu' wl.lohcaus»obtaliiedfreoofcbnra*e
by addressing the Department, of Lands,
| Viotorla, B.O.. or any Government agent.
Keoords will bo made or-verlng ouly land
suitable lor agi Icuiturai pu rs-,,,,...,, ,ud ws,sJsj
Is uot timberland. I e„ c»rrvl„,j over 6,000
board feat per acre wen ol tne Coast Rang*
and 81)00 feet per aore cast of that ransm
^Applications fur ii-e-emptlons are to be
addressed to tbe Laud Commissioner ol Ik*
Laud KeoordlngDlvislou, lu wbich the land
appllod for Is situated, and are made ou
printed forma, ooplcs ol en be obtalued
trom the Laud Commissioner.,
Pre-emptions must he  ooouplcd for Rt*
ycersaiid Improvement, made to value of 110 -
poraore, InoluliugelSiirlnsf and cultivating.
al least Hve acres, beiore u Crown Uraut emi
be received." \
For more derailed iiitoriuanoii seethe Hut.
letin'-How to Pre-empt Lind,"
Applications arc received for purohaaa ol
vacant and unreserved Crowu Lauds, not being timberland, for agricultural purposes'
minimum prloe of ilrst-olass (arable) laud Is
» per aore. and seoond-class (graalug) land
*-.t~ per acre. Fur'her Information regard'
lug purchase or lease of Crown lauds Is given'
lu Bulletin No. lo, Laud Scries "Pui chase and
Lease of Crown Lands.',
Mill, factory, or liidiitrial sites ou timber
land, not exoeediug to aores, may ba purohased or leased, on oonditlous Iueludlng
payment ol stumpage.
HUMtblll-   I <*:a8E8 ;
Columbia Avenue and
lake Street
PalaceBarber Shop
Razor Honing a Specialty*
Office  at  R.  F.  Petrie's Store
Pliose 64
P. A  Z. PARE, Proprietor
Uusurteyed areas, not exceeding so acre",
may bo leased as homesites, conditional upon
a duelliug belug e eoted lu tha flrst year,
title being obtainable alter residence and
improvement condition, sre fulfilled and land
haa beeu surveyed.:,
LEASES       r---|
For graaing and industrial Purposes treat
not exoeedlng 640 acres may be leased by ona
parson or a oompany.
Vnder the Graaing Aot the Province la
divided luto grailng districts aud the rang*
administered under a Qraxing Com-
missioner. Annual graaing permits are
lasued band ou numbers ranged, priority being- given to established ownera. Stoek
owners may form associations for rang*
management. Freo, or partially frea, permits
arc available for settler., tampers end
travellers np to ten head.
Wholesale and Retail
ealer lo
Havana Cigars, Pipes
Imperial Billiard Parlor
Grand Forks. B. C.
lronilnion Monumental Worka Q
l_Aabeatoa Produca Co. KooBn-^H
• -r estimates furjusned: kiri
BOX 332        .MANO FORKS, B.C
Furniture Made to Order.
Alao Repairing of all Kinda.
Upholstering Neatly Done


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